Accounting For Goodwill On July 1 2010 Brandon Corporation Purchased

Accounting for Goodwill On July 1, 2010, Brandon Corporation purchased Mills Company by paying $250,000 cash and issuing a $150,000 note payable. At July 1, 2010, the balance sheet of Mills Company was as follows.

(a) Prepare the July 1 entry for Brandon Corporation to record the purchase.

(b) Prepare the December 31 entry for Brandon Corporation to record amortization of intangibles. The trademark has an estimated useful life of 4 years with a residual value of $3,000.

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